ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

08-Dec-2014 to 18:13

Tunisia runoff poll scheduled for December 21

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — The presidential runoff election in Tunisia will be held on December 21, 2014, electoral body official, Nabil Baffoune announced on Monday.

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03-Dec-2014 to 12:02

Zuma congratulates Namibia\'s president-elect Geingob on victory

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has extended his congratulations to Hage Geingob on his election as President-elect of Namibia following the country\'s presidential and legislative elections that were held last week, the Presidency said on Wednesday.

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02-Dec-2014 to 15:50

Tunisia: Presidential runoff 14 or 21 December

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — The second round of Tunisia’s presidential election will take place either on 14 or 21 December 2014, according to poll officials.

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02-Dec-2014 to 09:19

Namibian leader calls for calm after elections results

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has called on political parties that contested last week’s general elections to respect the poll outcome that saw the ruling SWAPO maintaining its stranglehold on the country’s politics.

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02-Dec-2014 to 08:45

Poll outcome dominates Namibian press headlines

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The outcome of last week\'s Namibian presidential and parliamentary elections dominated local press headlines on Tuesday, with the front pages of most papers featuring pictures of president-elect Hage Geingob.

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02-Dec-2014 to 06:06

SWAPO secures landslide victory in Namibian polls

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s ruling SWAPO has won a landslide victory in last week’s general elections, reaffirming the party’s dominance over the country’s political landscape.

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01-Dec-2014 to 12:27

S/African minister launches Mauritius observer mission

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is expected to launch the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Election Observer Mission in Mauritius on Monday in preparation for the Island nation’s elections set for 10 December, diplomatic sources said Monday.

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